GET TO KNOW THE CREW WHO WILL HELP BRING YOUR VISION TO LIFE
mICHAEL JAMES HARDINGE
Director / founder
Launching the company in 2013 at the age of 17, Michael created Momentum with one goal in mind; To create compelling and entertaining content that makes a difference. Whether that means creating powerful films for clients, making people laugh in comedy sketches, Michael is always working on a wide variety of content for anything from YouTube, to National Television broadcast.
Creating films since a very young age, Michael is a passionate, enthusiastic and ambitious content creator, Striving for nothing but the best for both client films, and his own productions.
On-set, you'll find Michael wearing many hats and liaising with all members of the production team and clients. Ensuring your shoot runs smoothly, efficiently, and delivers your content on-time, on-budget, and to a very high standard.
In his down-time, (When he gets any) You'll find Michael at concerts, comedy shows, at the cinema or off exploring new places to take photos or film at. Normally with a camera in one hand, and a coffee in the other.
WRITER / CAMERA OPERATOR / GAFFER
Lachlan is a man of many talents - You'll often see him on-set in the camera or lighting department. Graduating from Footscray City Films, Lachlan is an aspiring Writer and Cinematographer. Mckeown is also the writer, DOP, and co-Director of Momentum's new Co-Production 'Nigh' - A 45-minute mini-feature, Coming later in 2017.
In his spare time, Lachlan can be found writing, watching an unhealthy amount of 'It's Sunny in Philadelphia', or out and about taking photos.
SOUND RECORDIST / BOOM OPERATOR
With a bachelor in Film & Television from JMC Academy, Casey is the man behind the mic, capturing the best sound possible for Momentum's productions. While working on a variety of his own content, Casey will be on-set recording dialogue, finding interesting sounds to capture for Foley and sound effects, and providing a fun and exciting atmosphere for all.
In his down-time, Casey will be at the footy supporting his beloved Hawks, face deep in a book, or re-watching his favourite episodes of Doctor Who.
PRODUCER / GRIP
Working along-side Momentum since the beginning, Nathan is a young, energetic and multi-talented content creator. In his third year at Swinburne studying Film and TV, Nathan has worked on nearly all of Momentum's original productions. He is also a producer on 'THE BACKLOT' - A new web-show launching this year. While working on his own venture (Bast Media), You'll also see Nathan on client shoots assisting any and all departments where he can.
Off-set, You'll find Nathan out riding on his motorbikes, filming some crazy stuff with GoPros, or spending time relaxing with his girlfriend, friends and family.